Research

Journal Articles

Thompson, C. (forthcoming) ‘Trust without reliance’, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.

Thompson, C. (forthcoming) ´The Moral Agency of Group Agents´, Erkenntnis.

Thompson, C. (forthcoming) ‘Rose’s Prevention Paradox‘, Journal of Applied Philosophy.

McKenzie Alexander, J.,  Himmelreich, J., and Thompson, C. (2015) ‘Epistemic landscapes, optimal search and the division of cognitive labor‘, Philosophy of Science, 82(3): 424-453. Also available here.

Thompson, C. (2013) ‘A general model of a group search procedure, applied to epistemic democracy’Synthese,190(7): 1233-1252.  Also available here.

Bradley, R. and Thompson. C. (2012) ‘A (mainly epistemic) case for multiple-vote majority rule’Episteme, 9(1): 63-79.  Also available here.

 

Book Chapters, Book Reviews, etc.

Thompson, C. (2015) Review of Schwartzberg, M. (2014) ‘Counting the Many: The Origins and Limits of Supermajority Rule’Contemporary Political Theory, 14: e35-e38.

Thompson, C.  (2009) ‘How to tell when efficacy will NOT translate into effectiveness’Contingency and Dissent in Science, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) Technical Report No. 03/09.

 

Works in progress

“Why buy local?” (with Ben Fergusson)

‘Virtuous versus vicious group coherence’ (with Stefan Schubert)

 

PhD Thesis

Thompson, C. (2012) ‘Beyond epistemic democracy: the identification and pooling of information by groups of political agents’.